Former Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum who joined PSG final summer time has been voted Ligue 1 Flop Signing of the Year, the Mirror reviews.
Wijnaldum struggled to safe an everyday position inside Mauricio Pochettino’s aspect, happening to amass simply 1,933 minutes of motion over 38 appearances, of which solely 22 have been begins.
This led to Wijnaldum scooping the award of ‘ Ligue 1 Flop Signing of the Year’ by Get French Football News.
With over 100,000 votes mixed with the enter from an professional panel, Wijnaldum is claimed to have received the award by a long way.
Beyond the disgrace of receiving the reward, the midfielder’s disastrous marketing campaign has additionally led to him dropping out of rivalry for the Netherlands and his place on the Qatar World Cup appears beneath actual menace.
Few would have predicted such a downturn in type 12 months in the past, when Jurgen Klopp labelled him a “manager’s dream”.
Following Wijnaldum’s ultimate look for the Reds, the Liverpool boss stated: “I will miss the player he is like crazy, highest-quality ability, one of the smartest players I have ever had the privilege to coach. His contribution was off the scale, a manager’s dream.”
The former Newcastle United star departed on a free switch, with contract points and claims that he “didn’t feel loved and appreciated” by a piece of supporters taking part in an enormous position in his determination.
Shortly after the change, the 31-year-old lifted the lid on a few of the difficulties he confronted within the ultimate months of his time on the membership.
“The media didn’t help. There was a story that Liverpool made an offer, I didn’t accept because I wanted more money and the fans made it like: ‘OK, he didn’t get the offer, so he doesn’t try his best to win games’,” he informed The Telegraph.
“Then the results were not really good and everything looked like it was against me. Some moments, it was like: ‘Wow, me again?’.”
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